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Bat-wielding woman hid bootleg liquor store

7 May 2012, 10:07

Published: 07 May 2012 10:07 GMT+02:00

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The woman, who was snarling after her boyfriend had damaged her car in an argument, got in her vehicle with her sister and chased down her boyfriend and his brother.

When they stopped, the women proceeded to smash up the man’s car with a baseball bat and a steel rod, according to local paper Sydsvenskan.

The woman then turned to her partner’s brother and attacked him. She knifed him in the throat and beat him over the head with a blunt implement, reports the paper.

However the wound to the man's throat was only superficial.

The women then scarpered from the scene before the police arrived. Well there, the officers were able to patch up the bleeding man. The incident has been classified as attempted murder.

When the angered woman returned to her home, which she shares with her parents and her sister, officers were waiting for her.

In the house, police had made a surprising discovery, finding it contained a fully-functioning liquor store, complete with stacked alcohol bottles and cans, price tags, and price lists.

In the woman’s car they also found a list of orders, according to the paper. The whole family is now under suspicion for breaking Sweden’s alcohol laws.

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The 20-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday night. A warrant has been issued for her sister’s arrest, although she is still at large, according to Sydsvenskan.

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Your comments about this article

10:30 May 7, 2012 by JulieLou40
They sound like a model family..not!
10:51 May 7, 2012 by muscle
hmm why why there are no strict punishments in sweden....:S
11:21 May 7, 2012 by Birger Johansson
If you are into illegal activities, don't do anything that will attract the attention of the police.

A good illustration would be the "matchstick" scene from "For a few dollars more"

where Lee van Cleef strikes a match on the hump on the back of Bad Guy. Bad Guy holds his temper in rein, since he and his gang are planning a bank heist. (one of the better Clint Eastwood films)
12:40 May 7, 2012 by jack sprat
Lesson number 1, it is usually very unwise to unduly upset a Swedish woman.

Baseball bats, Golf clubs whatever weapon comes to hand will soon be flying in your direction as poor old Tiger can no doubt testify.

However to be fair,most Swedes I know in the bootleg business do tend to be a tad more discreet than this particular lady.
20:26 May 7, 2012 by Tanskalainen
Is she still taking orders?
22:41 May 7, 2012 by spo10
The other wanted sister was probably busy with her own liquor store at another basement somewhere...
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